TORONTO — SilverChef has announced the winners of the first national SilverChef Hospitality Awards.
The awards program is designed to awards recognize the highest standards in Canadian hospitality for innovation, sustainability and social responsibility and impact. Entry to the awards was open to all hospitality operators across Canada, via the SilverChef Hospitality Awards website.
Finalists for the awards were announced in early February, with the final winners revealed on March 3 at RC Show 2020.
“We’re delighted to celebrate the winners of the SilverChef Hospitality Awards,” says Robert Phelps, president of SilverChef. “The calibre of finalists was inspiring and we were impressed by the level of creativity and originality from hospitality operators across Canada. However, what particularly stood out was the hospitality owners’ ongoing commitment to tangibly impact their communities — whether from an environmental or social perspective. It’s this unwavering commitment to innovation that makes our hospitality sector such an exciting and dynamic community to be a part of.”
Awards were presented in four categories. The winners include:
- Hospitality Business of the Year — Radical Gardens (Timmins, Ont.)
- Momentum Award — Somun Superstar (Toronto)
- Entrepreneur of the Year — Ozzy’s Burgers (Toronto)
- Communitarian Award — Radical Gardens (Timmins, Ont.)
Each category winner secured $5,000 in commercial equipment from SilverChef to help grow their business. As winner of both the Communitarian Award and the Hospitality Business of the Year, Radical Gardens was awarded a total of $10,000 in commercial equipment.
“Radical Gardens has always put purpose and impact at the heart of its business ethos, so we’re thrilled to have won both the Communitarian Award and the Hospitality Business of the Year,” says Brianna Humphrey, owner of Radical Gardens. “These awards not only recognize our hard-working team, but also our local community who continue to support Radical Gardens day in, day out.”